Delhi: India had been claiming that no case of coronavirus has been reported in the nation, but a man in his 20s has been suspected for the virus and admitted to a Jaipur hospital in Rajasthan. India.com confirmed the news by Medical Superintendent Dr DS Meena of the hospital. Patient pursued a medical degree in China but had come to Jaipur for a postgraduation course. Soon after the case came to light, the health ministry has advised the hospital authorities to keep him in the isolated ward and also ordered screening of his family members. In this regard, special directions have also been issued to send the samples collected from the patient to Pune’s National Virology Laboratory. According to Sharma, around 18 people had come from China to four districts of Rajasthan and officials had been directed to keep them under observation for 28 days.
Meanwhile, Indian authorities have confirmed that no Indian student has been diagnosed with coronavirus in China and they are making a close contact with the embassy in Beijing.